IMM #4: 10.02.11

In My Mailbox 9.18.11

In My Mailbox was created by Kristi at The Story Siren because:

"I get books to read and then ultimately share my thoughts about with my readers. As much as I want to, I can’t possibly read every book I receive. Yet, I still wanted a way to feature those books on the blog, even though it might not be in the form of a review. Problem solved! Every week I'd share the books I received that week... ones I'd bought, or gotten at the library, and ones that I'd receive to review on the blog. That way I could mention titles that might not otherwise get some face-time on The Story Siren..."

I find the same thing happening at A Backwards Story. I'm so backed up on reviews atm... That's why I like these videos!

YouTube Link

(Shown/Previously Purchased: SILVER PHOENIX by Cindy Pon & FURY OF THE PHOENIX by Cindy Pon...
And this is the desktop background/FURY movie poster I entered into her FURY Meets MAD MEN contest:

Which, if you like it, you're welcome to download full-size, 1600 x 1200 FURY poster to use as a background image here. I uploaded it onto Deviant Art. I've never posted anything on there before, so let me know if it isn't working right!

and Shown: Framed version of Plum Blossoms with Bird, a painting by Cindy Pon that I won:

...pretty cool, right!?)

*CINDER by Marissa Meyer [For review from MacMillan]
*EVERBLUE by Brenda Pandos mermaid charm bookmark (and some swag to give away!) [From the author]
*EVERNEATH by Brodi Ashton [For review from HarperCollins]
*ALL THESE THINGS I’VE DONE by Gabrielle Zevin (Finished copy from MacMillan for review)
*GEEK LOVE by Katherine Dunn [Borrowed from co-worker because he knew I also enjoyed THE NIGHT CIRCUS by Erin Morgenstern (Also pictured; previously purchased). Reminds me a bit of the musical SIDE SHOW (CD pictured)]
*ENTHRALLED edited by Melissa Marr and Kelley Armstrong featuring 16 YA authors (all mentioned) [My mom purchased this to read two stories, but it will probably wind up in my collection once she’s done w/it!]
*LOLA AND THE BOY NEXT DOOR by Stephanie Perkins [purchased] (Shown with companion novel ANNA AND THE FRENCH KISS by Stephanie Perkins, previously purchased)
*BUNHEADS by Sophie Flack [Borrowed]
*SLUMBER by Samantha Young [99¢ ebook]
*CINDERELLA GEEK by K. Sean Jennkrist [99¢ ebook]
*NOT SO SNOW WHITE by K. Sean Jennkrist [99¢ ebook]
*ASHA IN TIME by Mandy Nachampassack-Maloney [For review/upcoming tour with Teen Book Scene]


  1. You got some awesome books this week. Hoping that my wish for Cinder gets granted. Come visit me as I taped my first Goodie Bag (IMM) vlog.

  2. Very awesome set of books you got this week. I want many of those as well.

    Happy reading

  3. Definitely an awesome week! I finally got All These Things I've Done, Mara Dyer and (thanks to your awesome review!) The Night Circus, which I'm planning to read right away! Hope you enjoy all your new reads. :)

    My IMM!

  4. Great books. I can't wait to get to Cinder. I look forward to hearing what you think. My IMM

  5. Thanks for the 99c books heads-up! I'm going to look into them.
    Happy Reading!
    Here's my IMM

  6. Bunheads, Geek Love and Cinder are all high on my "TBR/Wishlist"

  7. Great haul. So many awesome books to read. Loved Lola. Happy reading and thanks for stopping by! :)

  8. I LOVED All These Things I've Done! I hope you enjoy it as much as I did!

  9. I can totally understand why you love the cover!

  10. Aw, such a pretty painting! Not sure when I will start Cinder - wish I could read it along with you but I've got too many other books I have to read (and reviews to write) still! But would love to discuss it with you once I do get to read it :)

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